After inaugurating the 21st international conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications (INCOFYRA) organized by the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-Vyasa) Institute at Jigani, about 30 km from Bengaluru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of bridging the gap between various forms of medicine systems."It is in this spirit that Swami Vivekananda called for combining the best from the East and the West. So, it must be in the area of health care. My vision for health care is an integrated system that understands and builds on the best and most effective of different traditions," Modi said. He said all medicinal practices aim to cure the person's disease at various levels and it is must that traditional medicines and Yoga are integrated with Healthcare in India. ‘Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of bridging the gap between various forms of medicine systems to boost healthcare in India.’ "I am not here to advocate the supremacy of one system over another. I believe that humanity is wealthier for its diversity. Civilizations, cultures and countries have enriched each other by sharing their knowledge and wisdom. And, we can progress more by learning from each other," he said.He stated that the world is appreciating the heritage culture of India and it is time for Indians to act."The world is embracing traditional Indian medicine with great enthusiasm. Across cultures and geography, people are increasingly taking to yoga to redefine their lives, to find oneness between inner self and outer world," he said.WHO Studies show that India stands to lose about $4.58 trillion before 2030 due to non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions."This is where the role of Yoga is paramount. Across the world, there are moving stories of transformed lives and rekindled hopes due to Yoga. The prediction of Shri Aurobindo that Indian Yoga is potentially one of these dynamic elements of the future life of humanity is coming true," he added. Source: Medindia << Mumbai Records Youngest Heart Transplant With An Interstate ... Toddlers Consume 22kg of Sugar a Year, Increasing Their Risk... >> Recommended Reading Ensure Cleanliness at Tourist Spots: Prime Minister Narendra Modi There is a need to pay attention to the cleanliness at the tourist spots across the country, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. READ MORE Yoga to be Introduced in Tripura Government Schools Yoga would be introduced as a subject in government-aided schools in Tripura from classes one to eight from next academic year beginning January. READ MORE Central Govt Launch Research Program on Yoga, Meditation The central government launched a research program, that will encourage research on the effects of Yoga and meditation on physical and mental health. READ MORE Dealing With Climate is Everyone's Responsibility: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of energy conversation in controlling climate change and global warming. READ MORE Awareness about Healthcare Insurance in India A basic awareness about Indian health insurance for any layman for quick reference presented in a crisp format. READ MORE Benefits of Meditation / Meditation Therapy Meditation therapy is one of the best Alternative Therapies. It is a Mind-Body Medicine. READ MORE Breast Cancer - Prevention and Management with Lifestyle Changes Lifestyle choices may or may not cause breast cancer but healthy lifestyle changes can open up avenues beyond breast cancer. Good habits will allow one to fight breast cancer and to live with dignity. READ MORE Does Yoga help you grow Taller Yoga is one very effective exercise – to add a few inches to your height -- when done correctly and diligently. With yoga a person can cleanse oneself physically as well as improve their mental faculties. READ MORE Exercise and Fitness Exercise is about revamping your lifestyle, not just weight loss. Exercise to get healthy – that way, you’ll last longer at it and get better results. READ MORE Healthcare Insurance-Common Terms and Definitions The key to understanding health Insurance is to become an informed consumer by knowing its definitions, terms and conditions before you plan to buy it. READ MORE Meditation: Just For The Mind? We meditate to calm the mind and perceive inner self through spirituality. On the other hand, we also meditate to relieve stress and ease other lifestyle disorders. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Indian Medical Journals Drug - Food Interactions How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips More News on: Diabetes MellitusYogaStress Relief Through Alternative MedicineDoes Yoga help you grow TallerBenefits of Meditation / Meditation TherapyAwareness about Healthcare Insurance in IndiaHealthcare Insurance-Common Terms and DefinitionsExercise and FitnessBreast Cancer - Prevention and Management with Lifestyle ChangesMeditation: Just For The Mind?